Do foreign futures qualify for 1256 tax treatment?

Discussion in 'Index Futures' started by Agyar, Jul 31, 2006.

  1. Agyar


    Was contemplating trying my hand at trading the Nikkei, but was curious if it qualified for 60/40 tax treatment. Anyone know? I'd also be interested in a few of the big European contracts like the DAX and the ESTX50.

    P.S. - if it isn't obvious, I'm in the US.
  2. mss